- Our Team
The staff at Cadence Academy Preschool (formerly Learning Edge Childcare & Preschool), Oak Creek takes a balanced and nurturing approach to early education that is proven to prepare preschool children for success in kindergarten. Intellectual development always plays a significant role in effective preschool programming, but we also attend to the social, emotional, and physical developmental needs of every child in our care through our Ascend Curriculum and Kind Child program.
We are one of the only preschools you’ll find in Wisconsin that has earned both NAC Accreditation and a 5 Star Rating through the State of Wisconsin’s YoungStar Child Care Quality Rating & Improvement System.
Our Preschool’s Programs
- Infants (6 weeks – 8 months)
- Crawlers (8 months – 16 months)
- Toddlers (16 months – 24 months)
- Two-Year-Olds (2 – 3 years)
- Preschool (3 – 4 years)
- Pre-Kindergarten (4 – 5 years)
- Kindergarten Club (4 – 5 years)
- School-Age Program (5 – 12 years)
- Summer Camp (3 – 12 years)
Kind Child is a program that helps us nurture and strengthen the social skills of our students and is a regular subject within our Ascend Curriculum. We focus on social and emotional skills every month and cover valuable character traits such as Responsibility, Thankfulness, and Respect every two months. Our goal is to elevate the emotional well-being of every student and encourage positive friendships all over our preschool!
The teachers at Cadence Academy Preschool, Oak Creek come from a variety of educational backgrounds, but they all have a few characteristics in common. Our teachers have:
- State-certification and meet all state requirements,
- Completed an extensive training program of the center’s standards and specialized curriculum,
- CPR, AED, and First Aid certification,
- Completed annual hours of continuing education to enhance their skills and knowledge on child development topics and gain insight into new curriculum ideas.
Our Preschool’s Location
Cadence Academy Preschool, Oak Creek opened in August 2004 and is on the northeast corner of 1st Street and Marquette Avenue at 100 W Marquette Ave, Oak Creek, WI 53154.
We offer transportation to and from Edgewood Elementary, Cedar Hills Elementary School, Meadowview Elementary, Carollton Elementary, and Shephard Hills Elementary. Looking for a new preschool to call home? Schedule a visit online today!
I’ve been working here at Learning Edge since February 2003. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2009 with a degree in Elementary Education.
I enjoy working with children of all ages. I enjoy working with children every day and I am very happy to help them further their education. I look forward to getting to know you and your children.
Hi, my name is Leticia and I am one of the Directors at Learning Edge. I have been at Learning Edge since July of 2000. I have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and childcare administrator courses. I am a member of Wisconsin Child Care Administrators Association, The Registry and National Association of Child Care Professionals.
The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs (NAC) is a national accreditation program that was developed for early care and educational programs. NAC offers early childhood leaders the opportunity to demonstrate and document quality performance using research-based criteria and evidence-based practices. The National Accreditation Commission provides a comprehensive, ongoing quality improvement system and accredited schools must meet standards in the following 6 component areas: Administration, Family Engagement, Health and Safety, Curriculum, Interactions between Teachers and Children, and Classroom Health and Safety.